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Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Casual
Publisher: Digital Eclipse
Developer: Digital Eclipse

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'Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story' Is A Virtual Museum Coming To Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2023 @ 8:45 a.m. PST

Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story is a virtual museum of design documents, playable games, and all-new videos tell the fascinating story of a true independent game designer.

Gridrunner.Revenge of the Mutant Camels.Tempest 2000.Llamatron. In the British gaminguniverse of the 80s and 90s, nobody made games like Jeff Minter. Now, in a new interactivedocumentary from Digital Eclipse, you can play the history of one of the weirdest, wildest gamedevelopers to ever exist–a man who loved shooters and sheep, lasers and llamas.

Journey back in time to an era of cassette tapes, photocopied zines, and README.TXT. An erain which a kid with a Commodore VIC-20 and dreams of radioactive sheep could become one ofBritain's best-known game makers.

A virtual museum of design documents, playable games,and all-new video features tell the fascinating story of a true independent game designer.


Key Features:

  • Four "interactive timelines" tell the story of Jeff Minter and Llamasoft through archivalphotos, design documents, playable games, and more historical artifacts.
  • Over an hour of all-new video featurettes from Paul Docherty, director of the upcomingdocumentary film Heart of Neon.
  • The all-new Gridrunner Remastered updates the classic game's graphics and sound,while still running on the original Commodore 64 code for 100% accurate gameplay
  • Two of Jeff Minter's innovative "light synthesizers," Psychedelia and Colourspace, arefully playable with all-new console controls.
  • Save, load, and rewind your gameplay at any point, plus other quality-of-life features.
  • Game library features 42 classic games from 8 different platforms, including theunreleased Konix Multi-System hardware.
    • Sinclair ZX81
      • 3D3D
      • Centipede
    • Commodore VIC-20
      • Abductor
      • Andes Attack
      • Deflex V
      • Gridrunner
      • Hellgate
      • Laser Zone
      • Matrix: Gridrunner 2
      • Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time
      • Ratman
    • Commodore 64
      • Ancipital
      • Attack of the Mutant Camels
      • Batalyx
      • Gridrunner
      • Hellgate
      • Hover Bovver
      • Iridis Alpha
      • Laser Zone
      • Mama Llama
      • Matrix: Gridrunner 2
      • Metagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time
      • Psychedelia
      • Revenge of the Mutant Camels
      • Revenge of the Mutant Camels II
      • Rox 64
      • Sheep In Space
      • Voidrunner
    • Sinclair Spectrum
      • City Bomb
      • Headbangers Heaven
      • Rox III
      • Superdeflex
    • Atari 8-bit
      • Attack of the Mutant Camels
      • Colourspace
      • Gridrunner
      • Hover Bovver
      • Turboflex
    • Konix Multi-System
      • Attack of the Mutant Camels '89
    • Atari ST
      • Llamatron: 2112
      • Revenge of the Mutant Camels
      • Super Gridrunner
    • Atari Jaguar
      • Tempest 2000
    • Reimagined
      • Gridrunner Remastered

Llamasoft: The Jeff Minter Story is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC and will support English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Japanese langauges.


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